Support for people and businesses that are struggling financially
The Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is offering a wide range of support to individuals and businesses struggling financially, including making changes to how council tax is paid and implementing the rates relief for eligible businesses across the borough.
For an overview of the support being offered for:
- residents in paying their council tax see www.basingstoke.gov.uk/covid-19-council-tax
- and businesses see www.basingstoke.gov.uk/covid-19-business-guidance
Tips to reduce your waste and make the most out of the space in your grey bin.
Information on what you can put in your recycling.
The Coronavirus Hampshire Helpline – Hantshelp4vulnerable - can be contacted on 0333 370 4000. The helpline is available seven days a week, from 9am to 5pm.
Basingstoke Foodbank is still helping those in need: https://basingstoke.foodbank.org.uk/
Butterflies Bereavement Support is still there to support you: https://www.butterfliesbereavement.co.uk/
If you live in Kingsclere or the surrounding area and need help due to illness or self-isolation with things such as picking up shopping/medication, posting mail, urgent supplies or just a friendly phone call, please contact the Clerk via email: email@example.com or through the website.
You will then be matched with a friendly, local volunteer to help you with what you need.
Want to volunteer to help? Click here to register as a volunteer or call 01256 423852
All volunteers are asked to adhere to the Government's guidance on how to volunteer safely.
The guidance included in this sheet (also located below) on self isolation and social distancing has been written by and received from a doctor in Hannington.